You may be hearing over and over that learning through play is the best way to teach your young child. But what does that mean? And how to you encourage learning through play with your child? Read on for 5 ways to incorporate learning through play in your home in the early years. What … Continue reading Learning Through Play: What it Means & How to Get Started
10 FUN board games perfect for preschoolers! Practice fine motor, social, and academic skills with these educational board and table games.
31 days of not scary, friendly Halloween books for preschool aged kiddos. If you have a sensitive little one who loves Halloween but doesn't love the creepy side, these are for you! 31 Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool 1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Alex Scheffler An annual favorite in our house, join … Continue reading 31 days of Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool
Find ten lovable, not scary pumpkin books for preschool here, and don't miss our full list of 31 Days of Friendly Halloween books for this October! 1. Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli A beautifully illustrated story of a pumpkin seed who tries hard to be scary. But he must be patient. Little seeds grow into big … Continue reading 10 Pumpkin Books for Preschool! NOT Scary for Little Kids
Your kiddos will love practicing capital and lowercase letters, counting, and prewriting skills this October with these 5 engaging Halloween centers for preschool or kindergarten. I love using center activities in our homeschool. It gives my child a chance to practice and play independently during school work time. And it gives me a chance to … Continue reading Halloween Centers: Hands-on Learning for Preschool & Kindergarten!
This page includes seven easy Spanish songs to sing to help your child learn Spanish through music! Read on for a list of songs plus lyrics and video links. And don't forget to download the printable lyrics at the end of this post! Learn Spanish through Music We've used a variety of eclectic materials to … Continue reading 7 Easy Spanish Songs to Sing – Lyrics, Videos, plus a Free Printable!
Find 5 days of ideas, books, crafts, and activities for Read Across America Week!
The best books to read from birth to college. These will comfort you, surprise, teach, and entertain you. These are the books that will stay with you years after you've read them. The ones that you will want to pass on - that I want to pass on to my children. Some are new and … Continue reading 100 MUST READ Book for Children – birth to college.
Jane Yolen elementary Author Study: A book based unit study where you will find books and activities, meet the author, and a free printable author study pack.
Mo Willems Author study: Book-based unit study. Find book list and activities, meet the author, and download an 8 page free printable pack.
Book-based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download your free printable.
Friendly Halloween books, movies, activities, recipes, and crafts for sensitive little ones.
Kindergarten Homeschool Room Tour and 5 Tips on Managing the Mess.
Fun and engaging online reading games by Reading Eggs! Full review and special free trial.
Picture books organized by continent to enrich your geography lesson plans. Appropriate for elementary grades continent and unit studies.
Kindergarten unit plans based on Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille. Visit Paris, enjoy a few children's classics, and cook French cuisine!
Join us for a bear hunt with these easy and fun lesson plans for a kindergarten literature-based unit!
Whether you're a homeschool parent, teacher, or just looking for a few activities to keep the kids occupied for spring break, read on for links to resources for activities, book lists, and free printable fun for spring!
I put this mini unit plan together to help the kids get excited and understand their trip to the dentist. Read on for educational resources about teeth and seeing the dentist - maybe for the first time!
I asked, "Who is your favorite author?" My son answered Eric Carle without a second's hesitation. Our house is filled with Carle's board books, flap books, and classic hardcovers that will last for many years to come. Read on for a complete list of Eric Carle books currently in print with links to over 40 read alouds.